Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 30th, 2000
A draft report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests the cancer risk from dioxins may be greater than previously thought, but only among people who eat lots of fat.
That may sound scary but even if it's true, these long-controversial chemicals still would play a very small role in anyone's individual risk, say cancer experts.
Eating a lowfat diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, regular exercise, and not smoking are the best recommendations for preventing cancer and preventing heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer.
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